Posted by:We are usually more critical of ourselves than other people are of us. In the mirror my “dad bod” looks to me more like Mr. Chub-a-lub than others (at least that’s what they’ve told me!). To you, your communication skills may be lacking more than your co-workers think they are. That canvas you painted is missing everything and may never be perfect, but collectors are pining for it. A company’s employees will point out faults of their employers more often and harsher than its customers will.